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Wednesday, June 23 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Putting Community at the Center of Maker Education. Hosted by Infosys Foundation USA

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Community plays a critical role in creating opportunities for students and educators to engage in maker education in ways that are truly meaningful, engaging and relevant to their lived experiences. In this session, you'll hear from several 2021 Infy Maker Awards winners who will share how they are collaborating with partners in their communities on projects to broaden access to maker education and how they've been building community to ensure that maker learning is sustainable.

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Stephanie Santoso

MakerUSA and Infosys Foundation USA
Stephanie is the Co-Founder & President of MakerUSA, a new organization which is being incubated within the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE). MakerUSA is designed to develop the human capital necessary to build strong student pathways into maker... Read More →

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Barbara Mueller

Executive Director, Gizmo-CDA
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Eric Saliim

Program Director, North Carolina Central University Fab Lab
Eric Saliim joined the maker movement in 2015, as Program Director of the NCCU Fab Lab. in this role, he has sought to engage a critical mass of underserved and underrepresented communities in Durham, North Carolina with making, to facilitate a cultural shift in these communities... Read More →
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Jen Bishop

Exploration Commons Manager, Carroll County Public Library
Public Librarian. Maker. VR/AR Enthusiast. Raspberry Pi Certified Educator. Connecting the community to the power of making and emerging technology.

Wednesday June 23, 2021 3:00pm - 3:50pm EDT
White House Room in Gather